Kaleshwaram Project In Telangana Will Not Have Floating Solar

Feb 13, 2023 11:36 AM ET
  • Telangana Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy has clarified regarding Kaleshwaram Project in the state assembly.
  • The Telangana government was considering the opportunity of mounting solar power panels over the canals of the state.

There will be no floating solar plants coming up in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme area in Telangana Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy has cleared up in the State Assembly that the floating solar idea has actually been visited the state government as it was opposed by the fishermen. The project, the world's largest lift irrigation project has created a collection of reservoirs (barrages) and other storage space sites.

The minister was offering a respond to a question raised by legislators G Balaraju, K Chander and also K Mahesh Reddy throughout the Question Hr in the State Assembly. The minister held that if the floating photovoltaic panels were mounted at Kaleshwaram, it would certainly be difficult for the fishermen to keep their resources as capturing fish would certainly come to be difficult. The fish may nestle under the floating photovoltaic panels.

He also stated that angling tasks may damage the floating photovoltaic panels. G Jagadish Reddy stated that Telangana government was thinking about the opportunity of setting up solar power panels over the canals of the state.

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme is a multi-state lift irrigation project on Godavari River that will profit 3 states-- Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and also Maharashtra.

RE Development in Telangana.

Responding in Telangana Assembly, the energy minister said that the overall installed capacity of renewable energy in the state stands at 6,159 MW as on January 31, 2023. He claimed that efforts like distributed solar tender, online application, roof solar connections tracking as well as net metering arrangements have actually assisted Telangana to become a leader in RE capacity additions.

He likewise claimed that Telangana created 5,748 MW of solar power as well as 128 MW of wind energy in the last seven years. G Jagadish Reddy stated that the state will add concerning 2,500 MW of solar energy in the coming 2 years.

The state is creating 287 MW of power via Rooftop Web Metering solar panels in commercial and household facilities and also residential houses. The state is establishing roof net metering solar projects in greater than 1500 state had schools to reduce electrical energy bills of the schools.

Telangana Minister likewise said that wind mills development is not viable in the state as conditions are not favourable. Presently, Telangana has 128.10 MW of energy originating from wind mills as well as the state government is not encouraging it as wind power experiences grid failure problems and also variations.

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